WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A man is in custody after a shooting that sent a man to the hospital, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release.
Officers came to the 1900 block of Short Street at about 7:38 p.m. after getting a report of a shooting in the area.
Officers arrived and found a 55-year-old man who was shot in his abdomen. He was taken to the hospital where he is being treated for a serious but non-life-threatening injury.
Herman Lee Hooper Jr, 63, of Winston-Salem, is being charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, discharging a firearm in city limits and possession of marijuana.
He was taken to the detention center and is being held under a $25,000 secured bond.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700, Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800, or En Espanol (336) 728-3904. You can also view “Crime Stoppers of Winston-Salem Forsyth County” on Facebook.
A Crime Stoppers Tip Form can also be located online. Information provided to Crime Stoppers may be provided anonymously.
The Text-A-Tip Program can be reached at (336) 276-1717 and allows you to text tips, photos, and videos to the Winston-Salem Police Department. Please note that such text tips may not be made anonymously.